On Sunday, over 1,000 people from 30 churches gathered to honor the legacy of Dr. King.
Mervin Brookins Sr. received the "Mentoring and Coaching" award for his tireless dedication to gang prevention, gun awareness, youth sports, and crime intervention.
“I’m very honored because Dr. King is a hero of mine, “said Mervin Brookins, who was one of the award recipients. “So to receive an honor on his behalf"
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